Internship Program

Civic Nation considers it a part of our mission to support and encourage the educational goals of the next generation — we aim to empower future change makers to create a more inclusive, equitable America. You will have the opportunity to help strengthen democracy, foster civic engagement, increase voter participation, address public health crises, and/or fight for gender equity.

Internships are available with the following initiatives:

All In Logo
Made to Save Logo
United State of Women Logo
When we all Vote Logo

Internships are also available in the following departments: Development, Digital, Organizing & Training, Partnerships & Government Affairs, and Press & Communications.

Objective

Civic Nation’s internship program is designed to provide you with a professional learning experience that offers meaningful, practical work and the opportunity for career exploration and development. The key objective of the program is to help prepare you to be successful in the workplace — to help you develop the competencies that employers consistently indicate they seek in new hires. 

Learning Outcomes

By participating in this program, you will:

  • Develop effective work habits, including time management, punctuality, and personal accountability.
  • Develop and improve communication and analytical skills.
  • Develop interpersonal skills which will enable you to build professional relationships, work within a team structure, and to manage conflict in the workplace. 
  • Develop the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals’ differences.
  • Develop a clearer understanding of your career interests.

Program Structure

Civic Nation hosts interns each Fall, Spring, and Summer for approximately 12 weeks each semester. Positions are paid at the rate of $15.20 per hour. Dates and hours are flexible, though interns are expected to work a minimum of 10 hours per week. Positions are remote. 

Internship
Session
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Spring 2022October 11November 14December 17January 19April 15
Summer 2022January 17February 20April 8June 1Aug 26
Fall 2022April 25May 29July 15September 7December 2

Eligibility

Applicants must be high school graduates and must be eligible to work in the US. Applicants can be enrolled at a college or university, or recent college graduates but a college education is not a prerequisite to apply.

Questions? Email careers@civicnation.org.